In March of 2012, I received an email from a close friend regarding an upcoming activation of ZL9 Campbell Island NZ (OC-037).  The intriguing aspect of the email was that the leaders of the project were actively seeking operators to fill the nine positions available for the operation.

Having viewed the ZL9CI Campbell Island (1999) video more times than I wish to admit, I was quite familiar with the much-wanted DXCC entity.  It was one of those DXCC entities that I often dreamed of traveling to one day, and while watching the video, could only hope that I too could someday be part of major DX operation to some place similar.

Read the full account of a DXer’s Come True: ZL9HR by Glenn Petrie KE4KY